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.WOFF File Extension

File TypeWeb Open Font Format File

DeveloperWebFonts Working Group
Popularity
3.9 (19 Votes)
CategoryFont Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is a WOFF file?

A WOFF file is a web font file created in the WOFF (Web Open Font Format) format, an open format used for delivering webpage fonts on the fly. It is saved as a compressed container and supports TrueType (.TTF) and OpenType (.OTF) fonts and also supports font licensing information.

More Information

WOFF files allow web developers to use custom fonts rather than the standard web fonts. Many browsers support the WOFF format, but most of them do not support WOFF files until recent versions. WOFF files are referenced within CSS files using the @font-face rule. WOFF files were replaced with .WOFF2 files, which are saved in the WOFF 2.0 format that features improved compression.

NOTE: FontForge allows you to create OTF and TTF font files from the WOFF file.

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Programs that open WOFF files
Windows
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox
Opera
FontForge
Mac
Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox
Opera
FontForge
Linux
Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox
Opera
FontForge
Updated 2/15/2017

About the file extension woff

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